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Bohali Castle

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Address: Zakynthos Town, Greece

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Great views from the top over the harbour and town

4 euros to enter and walk around not much to see but really quiet and peaceful place with some church and medieval buildings still present inside but mostly taken over by trees... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 October 2016
Dawn C
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Frampton on Severn, United Kingdom
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Frampton on Severn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

4 euros to enter and walk around not much to see but really quiet and peaceful place with some church and medieval buildings still present inside but mostly taken over by trees interspersed with wells so watch your footing- most were covered! The boys started lobbing pinecones at each other which they enjoyed as we were the only ones there... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's a steep walk to find this place, and not easy, up on the hills overlooking the town, but it's worth it, both to see the ruins and the fantastic views across much of the island. Not much remains of the castle, having been pulled down in an earth quake, but its sheer size is impressive and must have taken... More 

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Snodland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We caught the little train into Zakynthos town from Lagunas and while we were there we decided to walk up and find Bohali castle. We could see the flag flying on-top of the castle from the new square and found our own way up. It is a steep walk up but interesting and definitely worth the walk which was some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Made our way up by foot and with a basic zakynthos map.....got a bit lost, but it was part of the exploring. Very steep by foot but there's a road if you have a car/bike. Really enjoyable to explore the castle ruins and the views across the island were impressive. Although upon arrival I was directed to them the toilets... More 

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Thank Lolly C
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We walked from our hotel - fairly up hill from our hotel.... Very uphill from the town. You can get a taxi or hire a car/ bike if you want to. Make sure it is open first! We didn't and can only comment on the front gates as that is as far as we got to! Panoramic views from the... More 

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Thank Andrew G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Went for a walk the view is from up here are out of this world can see the whole island And surrounding islands

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Thank Lorraine W
Essex, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Known as the Fortress. The grounds are lovely, however, signage against each ruin to give an idea of what you were looking at would have been nice. The toilets were disgraceful, I could not use them

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Thank Jan W
Bolton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Three of us visited last week and were charged 4euros each to enter. Other tripadvisor responders have said that the entrance fee is 2euros. Have they just increased the prices? Anyway, having walked up in blistering heat we were in need of a drink. on consulting one of the maps we headed for the refreshment room which turned out to... More 

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Thank Robert R
Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Venetian fortress of Zakynthos is an impressive monument, very much similar with other "kastros" from Ionian Islands or Crete. It is not easy to reach the place (called usually "Kastro"), as the way is poorly signposted and no public transportation (excepting "trenaki", or "touristic train") available. The place deserves a visit, in spite of the sense of desolation produced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Whilst visiting Zante Town, we drove to the Castle and whilst we had a map, it was difficult to locate. Anyway, we managed to find it and parked outside the entrance after experiencing the steep roads and sharp corners. As we got to the Castle at about 2pm - it closed at 3pm on the day we visited which was... More 

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